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China Orders Apple to Monitor App Store Users and Track their Identities

China Orders Apple to Monitor App Store Users and Track their Identities

June 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
China has long been known for its strict censorship which makes it difficult for foreign technology companies to do business in the worl...
Apple announces Encryption-focused New File System for macOS Sierra

Apple announces Encryption-focused New File System for macOS Sierra

June 14, 2016Mohit Kumar
Apple announced one huge change at WWDC 2016: The company is replacing the HFS+ file system on MacOS, iOS, tvOS and WatchOS with a new fi...
Child Porn Suspect Held in Jail for 7 Months for refusing to Decrypt Hard Drives

Child Porn Suspect Held in Jail for 7 Months for refusing to Decrypt Hard Drives

April 28, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief A suspect of child pornography possession, Francis Rawls, who is a former Philadelphia Police Department sergeant, has been i...
For the First time, FBI discloses a Flaw to Apple, but it's already Patched!

For the First time, FBI discloses a Flaw to Apple, but it's already Patched!

April 27, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) made its first disclosure about a software security flaw to Apple under the Vulnera...
China wants Apple's Source Code, but the Company Refused

China wants Apple's Source Code, but the Company Refused

April 20, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In Brief Apple's head of legal has denied all rumors about providing its complete source code or any backdoor to the Chinese gover...
Forensic Firm that Unlocked Terrorist's iPhone 5C is Close to Crack iPhone 6

Forensic Firm that Unlocked Terrorist's iPhone 5C is Close to Crack iPhone 6

April 11, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The FBI didn't disclose the identity of the third-party company that helped them access the San Bernardino iPhone, but it has been w...
Google may adopt Apple's Swift Programming Language for Android

Google may adopt Apple's Swift Programming Language for Android

April 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Almost two years back, Apple introduced Swift programming language at its World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) to the developers who ...
FBI Admits — It was a 'Mistake' to Reset Terrorist's iCloud Password

FBI Admits — It was a 'Mistake' to Reset Terrorist's iCloud Password

March 02, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Yes, FBI Director James Comey admitted that the investigators made a " mistake " with the San Bernardino investigation during ...
FBI Director — "What If Apple Engineers are Kidnapped and Forced to Write (Exploit) Code?"

FBI Director — "What If Apple Engineers are Kidnapped and Forced to Write (Exploit) Code?"

March 01, 2016Swati Khandelwal
What If Apple Engineers are Kidnapped and Forced to Write (Exploit) Code? Exactly this was what FBI Director James Comey asked in t...
Donald Trump — Boycott Apple! But Still Tweeting from an iPhone

Donald Trump — Boycott Apple! But Still Tweeting from an iPhone

February 20, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
As the groundwork for the presidential election is being cooked up in the United States to be held on 8 November 2016, candidates are ve...
£300 Apple Watch might not Work If You've Got Wrist Tattoos

£300 Apple Watch might not Work If You've Got Wrist Tattoos

April 30, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Credit: mirror.co.uk If you love wearing tattoos and have one on your wrist, then the Apple Watch won’t work for you. Yes, you hea...
Jailbreak iOS 8 And iOS 8.1 Untethered Using 'Pangu' Jailbreak Tool

Jailbreak iOS 8 And iOS 8.1 Untethered Using 'Pangu' Jailbreak Tool

October 24, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Good news for iOS 8.1 users! The Chinese jailbreaking team Pangu has released a software tool that allows users to Jailbreak their iPh...
Russian Government Asks Apple to Hand Over iOS and Mac Source Code

Russian Government Asks Apple to Hand Over iOS and Mac Source Code

July 30, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Just few days after the announcement that Russian government will pay almost 4 million ruble (approximately equal to $111,000) to the on...
How To Jailbreak iOS 7.1 And 7.1.1 Untethered Using 'Pangu' Jailbreak Tool

How To Jailbreak iOS 7.1 And 7.1.1 Untethered Using 'Pangu' Jailbreak Tool

June 25, 2014Wang Wei
Quite Surprisingly, a team of Chinese hackers, Pangu have released an untethered jailbreak for iOS 7.1 and iOS 7.1.1. This untether...
Apple iOS 8 Randomizes MAC Address while Scanning for WiFi Networks

Apple iOS 8 Randomizes MAC Address while Scanning for WiFi Networks

June 10, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A quiet change in the privacy setting of its forthcoming iOS 8 smartphone Operating System, Apple could effectively block the path for adver...
Apple's New Swift Programming Language for iOS And OS X Apps. Goodbye Objective-C

Apple's New Swift Programming Language for iOS And OS X Apps. Goodbye Objective-C

June 04, 2014Mohit Kumar
The development of self own languages has become emblematic of the hot new trend in business as every big Internet service provider is n...
Apple Patches 22 Safari WebKit Vulnerabilities

Apple Patches 22 Safari WebKit Vulnerabilities

May 23, 2014Wang Wei
Apple has just released a pair of software updates for its Safari web browser addressing multiple Webkit vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, p...
New Guidelines Explain How Apple will Legally Process Law Enforcement Data Requests

New Guidelines Explain How Apple will Legally Process Law Enforcement Data Requests

May 10, 2014Wang Wei
Despite the contrary regarding NSA’s DROPOUTJEEP program, Apple had always denied working with the NSA in the creation of any backdoor...
Warning: Malware Campaign targeting Jailbroken Apple iOS Devices

Warning: Malware Campaign targeting Jailbroken Apple iOS Devices

April 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A new piece of malicious malware infection targeting jailbroken Apple iOS devices in an attempt to steal users’ credentials, has been di...
Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Easily Get Hacked

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Easily Get Hacked

April 15, 2014Mohit Kumar
Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint feature promises an extra layer of security for your smartphone, which also lets you make payments through Pa...